Saturday 26 May 1979
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Elisabeth Harnois and Ashley Massaro.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb.
In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, directed by Chia-Liang Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979
while To Set The Record Straight by John J. Sirica was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cities.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Guerilla or Star Fire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1979 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Elisabeth Harnois: American actress.
- Ashley Massaro: American model and professional wrestler.
- Amanda Bauer: American astronomer and academic.
- Natalya Nazarova: Russian sprinter.
- Mehmet Okur: Turkish basketball player.
- George Brent: Actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1979 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peaches & Herb - Reunited
- Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
- Village People - In The Navy
- Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out
- Wings - Goodnight Tonight
- Sister Sledge - We Are Family
- Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
- Randy Vanwarmer - Just When I Needed You Most
- Suzi Quatro - Stumblin' In
- England Dan and John Ford Coley - Love Is The Answer
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